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Posthumous Memories (2001)

Memórias Póstumas (original title)
Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both.

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Reginaldo Faria ...
Brás Cubas
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Quincas Borba
Petronio Gontijo ...
Young Brás Cubas
Stepan Nercessian ...
Bento Cubas
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Marcela
Otávio Muller ...
Lobo Neves
Viétia Zangrandi ...
Virgília (as Viétia Rocha)
Debora Duboc ...
Dona Eusébia
Walmor Chagas ...
Dr. Vilaça
Nilda Spencer ...
Dona Plácida
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Manuca Almeida ...
Faquir
Eduardo Amir ...
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Thaís Balloni ...
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Fátima Belo
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Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both.

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Brás Cubas posztumusz visszaemlékezései  »

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Having a climax would screw the plot
1 May 2007 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

It's obvious it has no climax, the plot is about NOT having a climax. The main DEAD character, Cubas, is using such subliminal humor in a way to show some kind of regret for having built NOTHING solid during his life time. His existence was EMPTY. He just lived and died. That is why there is no climax! This is no bla-bla-bla-oh-there-should-be-some-happy-yap-yup-climax-honey romance, this is realism! Having a climax would screw the entire plot! The movie might not be perfect in showing this the way the novel does, but it does, and if you didn't noticed, well, you should then just read Brás Cubas's Posthumous Memories, the novel, by Machado De Assis. You won't regret.


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